Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

‘The Old Teddy Bear Shop Co Uk’ Privacy policy

Who we are:- In this privacy policy references to ‘we’, ‘us’ ‘our’ and ‘I’ are to The Old Teddy Bear Shop. References to ‘our website’ or ‘the website’ are to

Photographic images & text on the website are all (c) copyright and cannot be used without the written permission of our company ‘The Old Teddy Bear Shop Co Uk’.
We are pleased to supply photographs and text on all of our teddy bears and amimals upon request in writing. Please use our information supplied for personal use and not for resale or reprinting without our prior permission.

Photographs taken by our company do have our copyright on them and stay our property so should not be taken from our website and published elsewhere without said permission. We have found that our images of our bears are being resold without our permission and used for marketing purposes which we have not authorised.

We have also been asked to supply information on the background of our old teddy bears. We can only supply very general information for you so as not to compromise the original sellers identity and country. So we keep the information general but of interest to the person purchasing the bear from us.

The information we collect and how we use it – The information we collect via the website, our property enquiry forms, in emails and from telephone & face to face conversations relating to your teddy bear related search.

Any personal details you provide us with. Such as your name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone numbers, and your personal requirements, your price range and your financial details relating to the funding of the purchase..

We gather this information to allow us to process your registration and to keep in touch with you and help find the teddy bears or related items you are searching for. The relevant information is then used by us, and to communicate with you on any matter relating to the conduct of your account and in general.

Your IP Address, this is a string of numbers unique to your computer that is recorded by our web server when you request any page or component on the website. This information is used to monitor your usage of the website. We may also use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help us develop the website and our services and may provide such aggregate information to third parties.

We may also wish to provide you with information about special features of our website or any other service or products we think may be of interest to you. If you would rather not receive this information, please send an e-mail message to:-

Data recorded by the website which allows us to recognise you and your preferred settings, this saves you from re-entering on return visits to the site. Such data is recorded locally on your computer through the use of cookies. Most browsers can be programmed to reject, or warn you before downloading cookies, information regarding this may be found in your browsers ‘help facility’

Links to other websites Our privacy policy only covers this website. It does not cover any hypertext links to other websites from our website (a link where you can jump from one website to another) We are not responsible for any privacy policies for any companies that are linked to our websites as they may differ from ours.

Your consent

By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If we change our privacy policy we will post the changes on this page in a prominent position, and may place notices on other pages of the website, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times you may view any changes by viewing our current ‘Privacy Page’. Continued use of the service will signify that you agree to any such changes.

Your Rights You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. Please send £10 to cover administration charge to:Privacy, ‘The Old Teddy Bear Shop Co Uk, Homeside House, Whimple. Exeter. EX5 2QX.
When we are satisfied as to your identity we will send you within 30 days a copy of the data we hold concerning you.

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